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Event Photography – Restaurants

First off (and good morning to you all!), I’m looking for some advice. I need a Canon zoom lens that works well in low light levels. I’m thinking of the Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens. Has anyone had any experience with this lens? Would you recommend something else? The reason I […]

Black Friday Deals on Digital Photography Gifts

Hello friends!  As promised I’m back with some specific Black Friday deals for digital photography gear. First of all, be sure to check back daily at Amazon.com’s Black Friday Deals in Camera, Photo, and Video. Deals are being offered all week long and, of course, on Black Friday. Best Buy: – Insignia Digital Cameras – […]

My Dream Photo Studio

When it comes to photography equipment, I’ve had a nasty case of “Want Disease” for just about my entire life. Waaaaaay back in the day, before digital photography, I wanted my own darkroom. An enlarger, developing trays, chemical sinks, black bags, the whole nine yards. I envisioned myself cast in the red glow of the […]

Making a Difficult Decision: Canon EOS 450D vs. 40D

For a long time now, the top spot on my wishlist has been occupied by various models of dSLRs. Lucky for me, most of the times, whenever I’ve needed or wanted to use a dSLR, I was able to get a friend’s. But I don’t really need to say that if you’re serious, you simply […]

Point & Shoot Cameras

The Point & Shoot camera is a very important part of my life.  I have a Point & Shoot with me at all times.  Having a baby means that I carry approximately 15 tons of stuff with me at all times and the SLR is just not always appropriate or convenient to carry along.  There is nothing more overwhelming […]

Renting Camera Equipment

I’m in the market for a Digital SLR, what should I buy?   THAT is the #1 most frequently asked question these days.  Everyone wants to know.  WHAT SHOULD I BUY?  No really, what should I buy.  Don’t hold back.  Just tell me. TELL ME.  Here’s the thing about getting started with Digital Photography you […]

Review: The Canon Digital Rebel XSi/450D Companion

There are a lot of guide books on the market for different camera models. I personally find these books to be just glorified versions of the manual that comes with the camera. Unless you’re really new to photography and can’t distinguish between a shutter and function button, you’re really just wasting your money with these […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Photographers, All Under $100

It’s that time of the year again. I don’t know if I’m going to enjoy Christmas shopping as much this year what with the state of my wallet Oh, who am I kidding. I live for this shit. Below are relatively cheap gift ideas for your photography-inclined loved ones. Nikon Lens Pen Pro Kit$19.21We love […]

Canon Announces EOS 5D Mark II

A lot of people have been wondering when the replacement of the 5D would come out. I remember reading a lot of rumors online about the so-called Canon 6D and when the estimated launch would be. The long wait is finally over folks. Canon has just announced the release of the Canon 5D Mark II. […]

No Longer a Rumor: Canon 50D and the EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

You can now pre-order these items. The Canon 50D retails at $1,400 at Amazon, body only. You can also choose to purchase it with the EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Standard Zoom Lens as a bundled kit for $2,099.99. Get ready to weep. Canon just issued a press release announcing the Canon 50D. At first glance […]